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Marketers put a lot of time, attention, and valuable marketing dollars on targeting Millennials and Gen Z. There are some arguments to be made about how warranted that effort is, given that there’s a generation that has much more money to spend: Baby Boomers, according to Epsilon’s latest report on cross-generational marketing.Read More
Americans 55 and older are the fastest-growing group of electronic wearable users in the US, according to eMarketer’s latest wearables forecast, largely due to the devices’ enhanced health features.Read More
Gen Xers had the highest average income before taxes last year, of roughly $95k, according to the latest annual Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they averaged the most spending, too.Read More
Three-quarters of the US population went to a movie at the cinema at least once last year and roughly 1 in 8 (12%) could be deemed frequent moviegoers in claiming to attend at least once a month.Read More
Most US internet users say they don’t trust social networks to protect their personal information. A May 2018 survey by Rad Campaign found that 61% of respondents had little to no trust in social networks. That compares with 53% in 2016, and 57% in 2014.Read More